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How an Inner Foundation Can Keep You On-Track

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By Jalene Case

Life bumped me off-track recently. I needed to catch-up with myself, to remind myself of what matters, to ground myself in who I want to be and how I want to show up. I started by stopping, which isn’t my natural inclination. My default action when I’m overwhelmed is to focus on doing more faster and working longer hours. I’m great at staying busy. That’s the problem.

I finally realized that in order to catch up with myself, I would need to press pause and reconnect with my foundation so my actions aligned with the future I wanted to create.

Take a Snapshot

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By Dr. Lisa Aldisert,

The first quarter has come and gone and if you haven't already done so, it’s a good time to take a snapshot of what's going on in your business. After all, if you're not paying attention, who knows what direction things will go for the rest of the year?

The end of the first quarter marked the end of a full year of operating under sub-standard conditions. Many companies have been in survival mode, with a focus on what can be done to keep the status quo.

The Impact Of Women In Leadership

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Lori McNeill, HR.com, March 2021

In recent years, there has been an emphasis on the professional development of females and the need to provide them with opportunities for leadership positions. Numerous conferences have popped up around the globe for female executives. Companies large and small have implemented programs specifically designed for the development of their female staff.

6 Ways to Innovate Your Business Model

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Dr. Evans Baiya, InnovationManagement.com, March 2021

The pandemic has given us all an opportunity to build a new business future. Market disruption equals opportunity for those willing to look and work for it. This is the time to adjust and innovate your business model to market conditions.

How to Choose Between “Want” and “Should”

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By Jalene Case

Doing what we want to do brings fulfillment and joy. On the other hand, doing what we think we should do can bring discomfort and confusion. The tricky thing is deciding for ourselves what we truly want and will commit to doing.

I’ve been working with two executives who are grappling with the decision of whether or not they want to advance in their organizations. I hear things like, “I should want to be the top leader. I should want to make more money.”

Take Charge of Your Learning

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By Ron Price

“I no longer say, ‘I learned this’.”

This was advice I received from one of my mentors back in the ‘90s. He said, “As soon as I think I have learned something, I discover I haven’t learned enough, and I have to start learning all over again. It doesn’t matter whether it is about business, my relationships, or even me. I have chosen to say, ‘I am learning’ from now on instead of ‘I learned’.”

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